State nomination is required for skill visas (subclass 190 and 491), and business & investor visas (subclass 188 and 132). Each State and Territory manage their own nomination program. The following table illustrates the current status of each of these Australian States and Territories.

States / TerritoriesBusiness & Investor NominationSkill Nomination
NSWScheduled to early Feb, 2021Open
VICOpenOpen
QLDOpenOpen
SAOpenOpen
WAOpenOpen
TASOpenOpen
NTOpenOpen
ACTn/aOpen

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  • ACT State Nomination Now Open
    On 11 January, 2021, the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) government has opened their 2021 Skilled Migration Program. There are NO changes to the eligibility criteria for the ACT State nomination and the Matric scoring criteria. The ACT has been allocated the following number of State nomination places for the 2020-21 migration year: 702 places for […]
  • WA State Nomination Resumes in January 2021
    On 4 January, 2021, Western Australia has announced that their State Nomination will resume in January, 2021. They have also announced that there will be some changes to the nomination criteria which will be inline with the State health and economic recovery priorities. You can find more information on the WA Recovery Plan Initiatives. Following […]
  • Changes to Business Innovation and Investment Program visas (Subclass 188 and 132) for 2021
    Starting 1 July, 2021, there will be a number of changes to the Business Innovation and Investment Program visas (Subclass 188 and 132). Below are the top 5 changes you need to know. 1. Three streams will be closed The following 3 streams will be closed: Premium Investor (Subclass 188D) Significant Business History (Subclass 132A) […]

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